Tarah M. Ayers
PO Box ***
La Pine, OR *****
Central Oregon Tax Connection- Payroll Specialist/ HR/ Bookkeeping
La Pine, OR (September 2016-Present)
Payroll for over 120 Employers, to include hourly wage, salary, stipened pay, and prevailing wage. Ensure that all Job Codes are correct per each employee, to prepare accurate job cost report. Semi-weekly, monthly, and quarterly payroll tax preparation, and payment submission for each employer. Payroll audit for each employer. Respond to all federal and state correspondence regarding 940, 941, 943, 944, State Withholding, SUTA, as well as the Workers Benefit Fund Assessment. Acquire new SUTA rates for each employer, as well as registration through the Secretary of State for new employers. Keep track of all retirement plans (i.e. 401K, Simple Plans, 403B, and PERS), as well as keep track of employee/employer paid health insurance and shareholder insurance, and PTO for all employees. BOLI (prevailing wage) reports, as needed. 1099 and W2 preparation. Quarterly reports for state through Otter. Yearly WR reporting. Quarterly 941 reporting. Workers Comp reporting, and audits. Keep up to date on all payroll laws, to make sure all clients are in compliance and aware of changes. Software used is Quickbooks, Propay, Lacerte, OPRS, EFTPS Batch system, and Practice.
I have also started up a Human Resources Division involved with the payroll department. Currently have 4 HR clients. I have kept up to date with HR laws and have attended multiple classes/seminars. I am working towards taking the exam to receive my SHRM Certificate. I have enough experience to complete the exam without needing further education.
I also do bookkeeping for a handful of clients, and keep positive relationships with all clients. As well as check individual and business tax returns.
Taurus Freight, Inc.- Accountant/Admin Department
Bend, OR (February 2013-August 2014)
Much data analysis and entry. General Office duties; worked in AccountEdge Software, accounts payable, accounts receivable, deposits, payroll, billing, set-up new customers and vendors in computer as well as new files that I kept organized. Prepared and responded to many e-mails from customers, vendors, and factoring companies. E-mailed invoices to customers after assuring that all were correct with load confirmations. Communicated with dispatchers regarding freight rates and brokerage. Math figurations of rates depending on weight or amount per load. Math figurations of brokerage for all loads. Answered multi-line phones, use of all office equipment, customer service. Kept office organized and all files organized.
Clearwater Pump and Irrigation- Accounting Intern
Burns, OR (February 2012-January 2013)
General Office duties; worked in Quickbooks, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliation, deposits (manual and electronic), payroll, billing, set-up new inventory in computer. Answered phones, use of all office equipment, customer service. Helped type up monthly meeting minutes, as well as help with tax preparation and quarterly tax reports. Kept office organized and all files organized.
Bell A Cattle Grazing Coop- Accounting Intern
Burns, OR (February 2012-January 2013)
General bookkeeping duties; Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Deposits, Billing, Bank Reconciliation, Payroll. All work done through Quickbooks and Microsoft word. I also typed up monthly meeting minutes. Kept all files organized.
Harney County Park & Rec-Accounting Intern/Payroll
Burns, OR (February 2012 – January 2013)
General bookkeeping duties; Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Deposits, Bank Reconciliation, Payroll, Tax preparation. Kept all files organized. Entered new employees depending on season. Helped prepare annual budget through Microsoft Excel. Kept all files organized.
Mallon&Lamborn PC Attorneys at Law-Legal Secretary
Burns, OR (May 2008-July 2009)
General office duties. Prepare legal documents and forms. Use office equipment. Much computer work. Communicate with clients, attorney’s, court systems, District Attorney’s office. Prepare legal letters and e-mails. Experience with OJIN and court filing system. Set up appointments, take new Indictment appointments. Prepared all files for court hearings and trials. Prepared monthly points payment plan with the State. Answer phones, take messages, and assist Attorney’s with knowledge of clients and their files. Kept all office procedures confidential.
Post Secondary Coursework Business and Accounting Classes
Licensed Tax Preparer - Oregon State Board
- Completed required course through COCC, before taking State Board Exam
Tillamook Bay Community College – Tillamook, OR (January 2008 - January 2009)
-Completed courses in Business administration
Treasure Valley Community College Online – Burns, OR (Spring 2010 – Winter 2012)
- Completed classes in Business management, business administration, marketing, Payroll, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable, Bank Account Reconciliation, Depreciation, Customer and Vendor Invoicing and Statements, and all general bookkeeping procedures as well as completion of required course hours for LTP license. Also have completed all Business Law courses.
High School Diploma
Burns High School – Burns, OR (Received Diploma in 2005)
Extensive training in payroll (laws and procedures), business computer systems and accounting computer programs (i.e. quickbooks and peachtree), knowledge of general office duties, works well with the public, significant customer service experience. Very knowlegable of business analysis and business management procedures. Strong telephone skills, works well with co-employees, strong communication skills. Strong organizational skills. Experience with legal documents and legal office procedures. Adept with Microsoft Office (strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel) and other miscellaneous computer programs. Very self-motivated and able to learn quickly. Understands and exercises extreme confidentiality.
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